Hot Ways to Cool Down in DFW

Want to beat the summer heat? Try these hot ways to cool down in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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Homemade Concoctions at Beth Marie's: Beth Marie’s on the Denton Square makes all its own ice cream and offers more than 100 flavors in its throwback soda fountain spot. Read More
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Cool Down with a Sweet Sammie: Ice cream sandwiches made to order in Fort Worth where you pick two freshly baked cookies to combine with a tasty ice cream flavor. Read More
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Grab a Brain Freeze with a 7-Eleven Slurpee: If the last few years are any indication, you can expect a free Slurpee on July 11, in celebration of the 7/11 name. Check out the secrets behind the Slurpee here.
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Snow Cones for Adults: Bartenders at Deep Ellum's LaGrange are spiking snow cones with everything from whiskey to rum. Read More
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Italian Gelato is Big Business: Paciugo locations around North Texas are serving up dozens of different flavors of freshly-made Italian gelato. Read More
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Hawaiian Falls Cools Things Off: Last year the Hawaiian Falls location in The Colony used a ton of crushed ice to cool down their wave pool. Even without icy cold water, the water park locations in Mansfield, Garland, Roanoke, and The Colony should help cool North Texans down.
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Make Your Own Margarita Machine: Bust out your DIY skills to build your own frozen margarita machine with a cooler, a garbage disposal, and some piping. Read More
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Dog Days of Summer: Our furry friends are also finding way to beat the heat -- check out the Dog Days of Summer galleries and share your own photos by sending them to isee@nbcdfw.com
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